Research Papers/Topics in Basic Education

Teachers’ Perception of Some Techniques of Handling Students’ Disciplinary Problems in Selected Secondary Schools In Ilorin Metropolis

ABSTRACT         The study investigated Teacher’s Perception of Techniques for Handling Disciplinary Problems in Ilorin Metropolis. It also sought to compare the respondents by sex, experience, educational qualification and location of the schools.          The instrument used in carrying out the research work was checked by some lecturers in the National Teacher’s Institute of which the instrument yielde...

Gender Difference in Students’ Academic Performance in Chemistry in Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin

ABSTRACT         The research was conducted to investigate sex difference in students’ academic performance in chemistry in Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin. The sample comprises of the results of students of Colleges of Education Ilorin from 2004 – 2009 academic session. These results were used to find the percentages differences in their distinction, credit, merit, pass. It was observed that the male students performed better in the ...

Relationship Between Secondary School Students Parental Background and Performance in English Language in Ilorin Metropolis

ABSTRACTThe study investigates the relationship between secondary school students’ parental background and performance in English Language in Ilorin Metropolis.Data were collected from 200 randomly selected through relationship between parental background and students’ performance in English questionnaire. Data collected were analysed through frequency counts, percentage Pearson correlation and t-test. The result revealed that there was no significant relationship between parental ...

Prospects and Problems of Integrated Science as a Basic for Studying Science in Senior Secondary School in Ilorin Town

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Influence of School Population on Academic Performance of Secondary School Students in Ilorin West Local Government Area Of Kwara State

ABSTRACT           The purpose of this study was to investigate influence of school population on academic performance of secondary school student in Ilorin West metropolis. 90 students and 6 teachers were randomly selected from schools that were selected while questionnaire was administered to solicit for information. Research hypotheses were formulated and tested using x2 value method. The findings of the study indicated that there is sign...

Influence of Gender and Environment on Students’ Vocational Choice in Secondary Schools in Ilorin

ABSTRACT The study investigated the influence Gender and Environment on students’ vocational choice in Secondary School in Ilorin.Data were collected from two hundred randomly selected students through Influence Gender and Environment on Students Vocational Choice Questionnaire (FGAEOSVCQ). Data collected were analysed using frequency counts, percentage and t-test. The results indicated that there were no significant differences in the factors influence vocational choice of male and fe...

English Language in Nigeria, Effects of Problem Solving Method in Academic Performance in English Language in Primary Schools In Oke Ero LGA, Kwara State.

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTIONBackground to the Study Problem solving permeates every comer of human activity and is a common denominator of widely disparate fields such as the sciences; law; education; business; sports; medicine, industry; literature ; and as if there weren’t enough problem solving activity in our professional and vocational lives, many form of recreation. Human, apes, and many other mammals are curious types who, for reason seemingly related to survive, seek s...

The Effect of Unwanted Pregnancy's on Secondary School Female Student’s Education in Ilorin West Local Government Area.Kwara State

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTIONBackground to the StudyEducation is central to the development of young people as it prepares them for the world of work and life. As young people spend longer periods in education, as part of the natural course of development, sexual experimentation and maturity is increasingly coinciding with secondary schooling (Panday, Makiwane, Ranchod & Letsoalo, 2009:5).For many teenagers it remains at the level of experimentation, and if sex occurs, indications are that ...

Problems of Indiscipline Among Secondary School Students in Ilorin West Local Government Area, Kwara State

ABSTRACT         The aim of the study is to find out some of the courses of indiscipline among secondary school students in some selected schools in Ilorin West Local Government, Kwara State.         Eight schools were selected and 100 respondents both male and female were randomly chosen as sample for the work. The research design was descriptive survey. The instrument of the study was Questionnaire.  &...

Causes Of Truancy Among Students as Perceived by Secondary School Teachers in Ilorin Metropolis

ABSTRACTThe study investigated the causes of truancy among students as perceived by secondary school teachers in Ilorin Metropolis.Two hundred randomly selected samples responded to the causes of Truancy Questionnaire (COTQ). Data collected were analysed using frequency counts, percentage, t-test and ANOVA Statistics. The results indicated that truancy was viewed as undesirable behaviours that destroys students and education objectives on the comparison, there were no significant differe...

Male and Female Secondary Schools Students Knowledge of Aids in Ilorin South Local Government Area of Kwara State

ABSTRACTThis study investigated male and female secondary schools students knowledge of AIDS in Ilorin South Local Government Area of Kwara State. The instrument that was used for the study was a questionnaire tagged, Male and Female Secondary Schools Students knowledge of Aids which was distributed to the students.          Two hundred respondents were randomly selected to participation in the study Data collected were analysed using frequency ...

Attitude of Adolescents Towards Sexual Activities in Selected Secondary Schools in Ilorin East Local Government Area of Kwara State

ABSTRACT         The study investigated the attitude of adolescents towards sexual activities in selected secondary schools in Ilorin East Local Government Area of Kwara State. Data were collected from 200 randomly selected students using survey questionnaire on “Attitude of Adolescents toward Sexual Activities Questionnaire.(AASAQ).” Data collected were analysis using frequency counts, percentage and t-test.      &nbs...

Effect of Computer Literacy on the Teaching and Learning of Social Studies in Ilorin Metropolis

ABSTRACT         The project was carried out to examine the Effect of Computer Literacy on the Teaching and Learning of Social Studies in Ilorin Metropolis.          Two hundred respondents were randomly selected from Twenty (20) in Ilorin Metropolises. The data were collected, using questionnaire method. The data collected were analysed using frequency counts percentages and t-test four hypotheses formulated...

A Critical Analysis of Local Government Revenue Generation and Management in Kwara State (A Case Study of Ilorin South Local Government Area)

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Attitudes of Parents Toward Secondary School Education in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State

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